Mama’s Gone

Mama’s Gone

Mama’s Gone This poem is dedicated to all those who have lost their mothers and are experiencing grief on this Mother’s Day. I especially send this poem out to my cousins who are motherless. My mother is the last of her female siblings. Mama’s goneand the...
Her Name Is Mama

Her Name Is Mama

Her Name Is Mama Let’s celebrate the excellent mother. Extol her worthArtwork by Jo Scott “She is clothed with strength and dignity;She speaks with wisdom,and faithful instruction is on her tongue.She watches over the affairs of her householdand does not...
Mama Economics

Mama Economics

Mama Economics Here’s a poem that reminds us about how mothers keep the world spinning Tell her how much you appreciate her.Artwork by Jo Scott Mama knew how to stretchBeans and rice,Chicken and dumplings,Cornbread and beans,in times both tough and lean. Take to the...
Easter Morn’ Toast

Easter Morn’ Toast

Easter Morn’ Toast The preacher growledlike a lionbiting at his whipThe Holy Spiritwas astirrringand he was about to let it rip. Then up from his gutcame a soundthat nothin’ this side of Hellcould keep down. He said,“the Lord rose on Easter morn’we know its the...
Abundant Grace Meets Forgiveness

Abundant Grace Meets Forgiveness

Abundant Grace Meets Forgiveness 2 Corinthians 2:16: “To the one we are an aroma that brings death; to the other, an aroma that brings life. And who is equal to such a task?” Precious ointment isYour name upon my lips,drawing perfume-laden worshipdrip by...
Jesus, the Perfect Sacrifice

Jesus, the Perfect Sacrifice

Jesus, the Perfect Sacrifice Barabbas, a murderer,Insurrectionist, a fraudSet free instead ofJesus, the very Son of God. A common thief, a liar,condemned to die upon a Roman crosswith none to grieveor consider his death a loss. A fate well-deservedJustice to be...